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Geneseo nets fourth straight win, hand Morrisville State 21-7 loss

MORRISVILLE, N.Y. – SUNY Geneseo’s Maggie Morris (Massapequa, NY) netted six goals and assisted on two to lead the visiting Knights to the 21-7 State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) women’s lacrosse win over Morrisville State College Saturday afternoon in Morrisville.

Geneseo (9-5, 5-3 SUNYAC) scored five times over the final six minutes of the first half to break open the game with a 10-4 halftime lead and did not hesitate in the second, adding 11 additional scores for the win.

Jennifer Caffarelli (Phillipsburg, NJ) scored six and assisted on another (her 75th point this season) to lead Morrisville State on the afternoon. Sybil Stanton (Walton, NY) added her 34th score of the year to round out Mustang scoring.

Morrisville State’s Jennifer May (Penfield, NY) recorded the loss in net, saving nine.

Ten scored for the Knights, led by Morris with eight points as Cassie Broton (Liverpool, NY) and Johanna Trupp (Brightwaters, NY) each netted three scores. Eileen Coyle (Oneonta, NY) added two goals and two assists while Lauren Burgoon (Syracuse, NY) tallied two goals. Abby Hungerford (Syracuse, NY) netted one and assisted two while Anna Hutchings (Syracuse, NY), Julia O’Brien (Huntington, NY), Justine Thorner (Oceanside, NY) and Kelly Smith (Levittown, NY) each added one to the Knight’s tallies.

Hannah McKee (Ithaca, NY) and Annie Smith (Rochester, NY) split time in net, with McKee picking up the win for Geneseo, saving three, as Smith added five saves in the second half.

Morrisville State (5-9, 1-7 SUNYAC) returns to the field Tuesday, hosting Buffalo State at 4 p.m. on Lemery Field.

Morrisville State enters its third year as a provisional member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), Division III in 2008. Upon successful completion of the provisional period, Morrisville State will be a candidate for full accreditation as a member of the NCAA.

Morrisville State College offers more than 75 bachelor and associate degrees and options. Considered to be one of the most technologically advanced colleges in the nation for its ThinkPad University program and wireless technology initiative, the college recently became the first in the nation to comprehensively replace landlines in residence halls with individual cellular phones. Morrisville State College was also chosen as one of the top five colleges in the nation for campus activities by Campus Activities magazine.

The Morrisville State College Norwich Campus offers associate degree programs in accounting, business, computer systems technology, office administration, liberal arts transfer, nursing, early childhood, criminal justice and human services to south central New York residents and employers. Students may also apply coursework to other associate or bachelor degrees at the main campus.